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Shoulder jar

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Ware type: red brown Vessel type: shoulder Profile: tall Rim type: angled Base: fla Surface Condition: red slip, slightly eroded; large white spot on one side Vessel Condition: complete, except for small rim chip Decoration: Other: two indentations on side; G 1201/2 written on object

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201 . 19?: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1971

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels